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2014 EMS Conferences

I have just added these dates to my calendar for 2014. I hope to attend all three. How about you? EMS Today, February 4-8, 2014 in Washington DC. Pinnacle EMS Leadership Forum, July 21-15, 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ. NAEMSE Symposium, September 16-21, 2014 in Reno, NV. If you could go to just one national EMS […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Tailoring Learning to the Learner

In Tailoring Learning to the Learner, from the February 2013 issue of EMS World magazine, I challenge the system and process for continuing education and suggest three pillars for continuous learning: Data-driven education Development of expertise Assigned education This article builds off of ideas I presented in EMS Professionals are Fed Up with CE and […]

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Webinar Announcement: Integrating Smartphones into EMS Education

I will be delivering a NAEMSE educator webinar on February 13, 2013. Visit NAEMSE.com/Webinars for more information and to register. This will be an update of the presentation I gave at EMS World Expo 2012.

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Alternate Posting Location: Social media use – rules and regulations for EMS

Notes and follow-up of the co-presentation,┬áSocial media use: Rules and regulations for EMS, I did with Chief Kirkwood at EMS World Expo 2012 in this recent EMS1.com column. Other EMS1.com columns on social media topics: Memo: social media training for the paramedic class of 2013 Use social media to make the most of EMS World […]

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EMSEduCast Episodes Recorded at EMS World Expo 2012

Episodes 149 and 150, recorded at the 2012 EMS World Expo in New Orleans are now available. You can also watch video of the episodes recorded from the Physio-control podcasting studio. Episode 149 was sponsored by Aladtec, creators of the excellent EMS scheduling app EMS Manager. Episode 150 was sponsored by Dr. Ken Grauer, author […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Best of EMS World Expo 2012 #EMSWorldExpo

Blog Posts The Rogue Medic was reported to be at EMS World Expo. His many blog posts about the sessions he attended should suffice as proof that he was there. If you had a Rogue Medic sighting please provide forensic evidence that he exists as more than simply a smiley face. Rogue’s posts: Misrepresenting Current […]

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3 Lists of 3 After EMS World Expo 2012

3 Ideas to Improve EMS World Expo 1. Shorter presentations or quick fire presentations with a series of presenters that each have 10-15 minutes to present a single idea, topic, or technique. 2. Online conference that features the “Best of” EMS World Expo. The top rated speaker from each track is invited to give a […]

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EMS World Expo 2012 Session Closing Comments

Overall Impressions of EMS World Expo Sessions The best and most skilled presenters were in the education track. Logically this makes sense as educators are the most often in front of and working a crowd. Presenters, set yourself free from your notes. Even though PowerPoint and KeyNote have the capability to show your slides on […]

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2012 EMS World Expo Session Notes

During EMS World Expo I was able to attend several sessions. Below are my notes and some links for each presentation I attended. Train the Trainer: Designing and Running an Injury Prevention and Wellness Program I was fortunate to sit in on about two hours of Bryan Fass’ pre-conference. I learned and will continue to […]

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EMS World Expo: Post Conference Part 1 #EMSWorldExpo

My desk is littered with the detritus of EMS World Expo – business cards, receipts, candy wrappers, click pens, brochures, schwag, and handwritten notes. I am working to organize everything and will be posting some follow-up articles. Meanwhile one of the participants in the Integrating Smartphones into EMS Education captured and created the below video. […]